INVTATION: Rose City Yacht Club invites all eligible boats to participate in the Jack Gainer Memorial Medium Distance Race to be held on the Columbia River. DESCRIPTION: This is a one-day regatta with a single race. This abbreviated race will not have trophies or entry fee. ELIGIBILITY AND INSTRUCTIONS: The regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing and the OCSA General Sailing Instructions. The regatta is open to all boats sailing in a One-Design, PHRF, Level or Cruising class. All entrants shall comply with the rules governing their class. DATE AND TIME: June 20, first warning signal is scheduled for 1400 hours. REGISTRATION: Eligible boats shall enter and pay administrative fees online at www.sailpdx.org before the registration deadline of 2200 hrs local time one day before the race. No late registrations or on the water registrations will be accepted. FEES: Entry fee is waived, except for Regatta Network administrative charges. All entrants must be a current OCSA member to enter this race. COURSES: There will be one start for all classes. All classes will start between Buoy “14” and the Race Committee stationed at the RCYC moorage.to the finish between Buoy “14” and the Race Committee stationed at the RCYC Moorage. Proceed to follow the instructions from the RC on VHF Channel 72, or as posted on the course board... Proceed to finish between buoy 14 and the Race Committee stationed at the RCYC moorage. Any changes as well as class breaks will be posted on the official notice board at www.sailpdx.org, not later than 2200 hours on the evening before the race. Section 10.1 of the OCSA General Sailing Instructions does not apply for this event. SHORTENED COURSE: The race may be shortened by placing a temporary yellow mark as near the middle of the river as possible to be used as an alternate rounding mark. Competitors shall round the shortened course mark and proceed to the finish at Buoy “14”. The race may alternately be shortened at any navigation mark, or at a temporary orange mark at the Race Committee’s discretion. TIME LIMIT: The first boat in each class must finish within four hours of her starting signal. Any boat not finishing within five hours will be scored TLE. TROPHIES: Trophies will not be awarded. INFORMATION: For more information contact the RCYC Race Captain at firstname.lastname@example.org. END OF NOTICE OF RACE SOCIAL DISTANCING: There will not be a post race social event. Social Distancing is required. All Racers and Skippers are responsible for their own personal safety. COVID 19 guidance is available to all at: (https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le2342E.pdf) https://multco.us/novel-coronavirus-covid-19/covid-19-guidance These sites are updated frequently. Check them and then come out as your judgment allows.
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